Martin L. Mathews Awards Program & Benefit Concert 2017

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Martin L. Mathews Awards Program | Benefit Concert

The evening kicks off at 7 p.m. with a crisp one-hour awards show named in honor of the organization’s Co-Founder Martin Luther Mathews. Featuring two highly-recognized and world-renowned artists Brian McKnight & Ginuwine, Mathews-Dickey proudly hosts the Martin L. Mathews Awards Program and Benefit Concert at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on August 26th. Join us as we celebrate the achievements of our members, volunteers and supporters within the St. Louis community. There, everyone is invited to celebrate the achievements of high-performing young people, dedicated volunteers and generous members of the community and hear from CEO Wendell Covington, Jr. Then, it’s time for an unforgettable serenade featuring two chart-topping R&B artists.

Learn more about the event and Family Reunion Weekend in this blog post.

Presenting sponsor: Centene Corporation


For our VIP guests, the evening starts with a three-course dinner at the Fox Club.

This star-studded affair officially begins by recognizing our award recipients at 7 p.m.

The 2017 Martin L. Mathews Awards:

Stay tuned for the announcement of winners of the following awards

Arts Advocate of the Year

Jack Buck That’s A Winner Honor

Benjamin F. Edwards III Memorial

Sports Advocate of the Year

Leadership & Professional Development Advocate of the Year

Bill Maritz Memorial

Martin L. Mathews Award for Nonprofit Leadership

Outstanding Youth Achiever

Scholar-Athlete Honor

Ida Goodwin Woolfolk Education Advocate of The Year

Healthy Living Advocate of the Year

Benefit Concert:

After the awards program, our guest will be treated to an evening of unforgettable entertainment. Enjoy the double bill of two world-renowned artists.

Purchase tickets below – VIP and sponsorships only available through More tickets available at and 314.534.1111. Net proceeds from the evening directly support the programs we offer to many St. Louis-area youth.

Please see the Fox Seating Map (Color) to see the seat layout for the theatre to help choose which tickets you’d like to purchase.

Tickets — 7:00 p.m. show


VIP packages — 5:00 p.m. seating

VIP includes a 5:00 p.m. seating for dinner at The Fox Club prior to the Awards Show and Benefit Concert.

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    VIP Dinner/Show | Pit, Orch Front or FoxClub

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    VIP Shade Tree | Dinner/Show Tbl. of 10

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    VIP Corporate | Dinner/Show Table of 10

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    VIP Legacy Circle| Dinner/Show Table of 10

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    VIP Silver | Dinner/Show Table of 10 + 10 concert only tickets

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    VIP Gold | Dinner/Show Table of 10 + 10 concert only tickets


View concert photos and award winners from last year’s event.


Program Advertisements | $750 – $1,500 

Promote your cause/business with ad space in our commemorative program booklet | Each Attendee Receives One Booklet

August 26 2017


Date: August 26
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Fox Theatre

527 N Grand Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63103 United States

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(314) 534-1111

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  • 5:00 p.m. - VIP seating and dinner
  • 7:00 p.m. - Awards Program
  • 8:00 p.m. - Benefit Concert featuring Brian McKnight & Ginuwine


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